[nycbug-talk] August Meeting

Sunny Dubey sunny-ml
Mon Jun 14 09:45:32 EDT 2004

On Sunday 13 June 2004 02:03 pm, pete wright wrote:
> On Jun 12, 2004, at 1:26 PM, Kevin Reiter wrote:
> >> Big I. . .how about the video. .?  We should get these meetings
> >> digitized and online. ..
> >
> > I can convert the existing ones to a DivX .avi if any wants me to...
> heh, this raises a very interesting situation.  how to encode these
> movies.  from my experience i've had major issues with DivX.  Yes they
> say it's cross platform, but it seems lately the codecs have been a
> little flakey.  for example i had a windows user encode a DivX .avi
> that would not play on any non-windows platform.  most likely the user
> used an odd codec, but it was still a pain in the a**.  at click3x we
> usually post movies as quicktimes (yea lame non mac/win32 support) or
> mpeg2's.  do other folks have any ideas on how we should post
> video...maybe real format (lame but it is cross platform).

I suggest Xvid+Ogg/Vorbis (aka, the .ogm extension), both are great open 
source technologies, great compression schemes, and even the warez kiddies 
love the above combination, heh

Sunny Dubey

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